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Ukrainian Orthodox moving Christmas celebration to December 25

May 26, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: The Orthodox Church of Ukraine has announced that the celebration of Christmas will be moved to December 25, matching the calendar of Western churches.

The Orthodox Church has traditionally celebrated Christmas on January 7. The change marks another step in the widening gap between the Ukrainian Orthodox and the Moscow patriarchate, with whom they have been historically linked.

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